The Iziko Planetarium, housed in the South African Museum (+27 (0)21 481 3800; www.iziko.org.za/museums/south-african-museum) building in Cape Town, is one of only two planetaria in South Africa.
Combining sound, light and cutting-edge technology, the Iziko Planetarium recreates the night sky for visitors’ edification. It does not matter what the weather outside is like, the planetarium sky is always clear and dotted with bright stars.
Set inside a domed auditorium, this ultimate armchair journey to another world offers education through entertainment to both young and old. Release your inner astronomer and indulge your imagination as you take in the miracle that is our galaxy.
Entry to this celestial world will cost adults R25 and children R10. Pensioners and students pay only R10, which includes a visit to the South African Museum.
Plenty of parking is available, including bays for the disabled, and there are shops and conference facilities for your convenience.
The planetarium is open daily, except on Worker’s Day, Christmas Day and the first Monday of the month (excluding school holidays). There are shows from Monday to Friday at 14h00, at 20h00 on Tuesday evenings and at 12h00 (for children), 13h00 and 14h30 on Saturdays and Sundays.
- Phone: +27 21 481 3900
- Website: http://www.iziko.org.za/static/page/planetarium1
- Physical Address: 25 Queen Victoria Street, Cape Town
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